Simply Healthy Meals | Summer Squash Farro Bowl

Perfectly roasted vegetables and crispy chickpeas paired with farro create a delicious and healthy meal ready in about 30 minutes. For a gluten free version substitute brown rice for the farro. Want to make it vegan? Use your favorite dairy free plain yogurt. (serves 4)


1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

2 zucchini, sliced in half moons

2 yellow squash, sliced in half moons

1 red onion, sliced in half moons

1/4 cup olive oil, divided

1/4 cup lime juice, plus 1 tsp lime zest

1 1/2 tsp salt

1 1/4 cups farro

for serving – 1 avocado, sliced, chopped fresh cilantro, and 3/4 cup Greek style yogurt (plain)


preheat your oven to 450 degrees

toss your chickpeas, zucchini, squash, and red onion with 2 Tbsp of the olive oil and 3/4 tsp salt

roast vegetables until they are tender and golden brown (about 20 minutes)

while the vegetables roast, prepare farro according to the package directions, drain and add farro to a large bowl adding remaining 2 Tbsp oil and 2 Tbsp of the lime juice – add salt to taste

add Greek yogurt to a small bowl, and stir in lime zest and remaining 2 Tbsp lime juice

slice avocado

divide farro among bowls, top with the roasted vegetables, add avocado, yogurt dressing and fresh cliantro

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